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Cinco Jotas Sliced 100% Ibérico de Bellota Shoulder

Cinco Jotas Sliced 100% Ibérico de Bellota Shoulder

Premium Acorn-Fed Ibérico Shoulder (Paleta), Thinly Sliced - 3 oz

$39.95jm-111
 
  • Delectable acorn-fed, free range cured shoulder
  • Sliced by hand with a knife
  • Cinco Jotas brand from Jabugo
  • True pata negra paleta
  • Size - 3 oz

The name Cinco Jotas is synonymous with the finest acorn-fed, free range cured hams and shoulders in the world! Aged for over two years, this Ibérico de Bellota paleta literally melts in your mouth, releasing a symphony of flavors. Ham masters from Jabugo cut each slice by hand with a special jamonero knife for the most authentic sliced Ibérico de Bellota in the world.

Serve these delectable slices on a warm plate with a great bottle of wine to best experience this treasure of Spanish cuisine! Each slice will have a deep maroon color and an enticing aroma that can only be experienced with cured Ibérico meats.

Paleta Ibérico de Bellota dry-cured shoulders are marbled with beneficial fats that bring a rich intensity of flavor, making this the finest of cured meats. Paletas are smaller than the typical jamón and more marbled. Many people prefer paletas, claiming they have a richer flavor than the larger hams.

Ibérico pigs are an ancient breed, only found in Spain. Cinco Jotas raises its own herd of 100% purebred Ibérico pigs on the oak-tree studded rangelands of western Spain. There they live in family groups, foraging for food and feasting on sweet bellotas, or acorns. During the montanera season, when the acorns are thick on the ground, they can gain ten pounds a day!

This wonderful diet, and all that exercise, means that the meat is marbled with beneficial acorn flavored fats. During the curing process, this fat is transformed into a monounsaturated oil, much like extra virgin olive oil. In fact, there is evidence that eating Ibérico de Bellota will actually lower your cholesterol!

Customer Reviews

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    "Was disappointed. The pieces stick together and are hard to pull off even after leaving out for a while. And was on the chewy side "

    January 2018

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    "Very disappointed in the quality of the jamon I would never order it again "

    January 2018

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    "Good flavor but the texture was stringy and made it difficult to chew."

    October 2017

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    "yo siempre estoy completamente satifecho con el producto que la tienda me ofrese y me da muchisima elegria poder conseguir productos de mi tierra aqui en linea ,si estoy de acuerdo de que deven de esstar orgullosos del todos los productos que ofresen para los clientes espanoles y no espanoles son de muy buena calidad y siempre llegan en muy buen estado ;la mercancia siempre esta muy bien enpaquetada y llega esactamente en el dia que designan para ello ,muy satifecha de haverme hecho uno de sus clientes ,les doy las gracias por todo "

    August 2017

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    "The consistency and the flavor of the ham was disappointing, especially for the price "

    August 2017

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    "Good"

    July 2017

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    "Fantastic!!"

    May 2017

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    "Will buy it again"

    March 2017

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    "great products that make a memorable gift. get some for yourself too."

    December 2016

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    "So this is what the best of the best tastes like! It's very expensive but splurging was worth it!"

    December 2016

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    "Delicious food "

    November 2016

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    "very lean its of jamon, dark color and great flavors"

    June 2016

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    "It brings me back to my beloved Spain"

    May 2016

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    "I've already tasted this ham in spain, same brand, and I loved it. Which is why i bought it from La Tienda. I was affraid it wouldn't taste the same, with the long distance shipment and all, but it came super fresh. They pack their packages in a especial way to ensure freshness and authenticity of the products! It's the second time that I order in la Tienda and will probably reorder soon!"

    April 2016

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    "Amazing i love it"

    March 2016

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    "Wonderful acorn taste with a bit of salt taste to it. This brought back memories of Spain. Just awesome!"

    January 2016

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    "absolutely exquisite jamon"

    June 2015

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    "A little sampling of the best of the best. What else is there to say? Very natural flavor, you can almost taste the acorns."

    May 2015

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    "excellent flavor, some of the best cured ham I have ever tasted, not 5 stars only because of cost"

    April 2015

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    "Very nice iberian ham"

    March 2015

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    "Ok, wow. I ordered this obviously thinking that it would be good, but not this good. I have had Pata Negra de Bellota jamon before, but the Cinco Jotas product is on a different level. Just had it with bread and a Rioja with some friends over. It melts in your mouth, and the depth of flavor is incredible. As you eat it, the flavor just keeps evolving. Buy this; you won't be disappointed."

    February 2015

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    "A wonderful taste of Spain!!! Superb!"

    December 2014

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    "Unbelievable. Never tasted or smelled anything like it. The flavors come at you in three completely different, unforgettable waves as you chew a slice. The complexity and depth of flavor reminds me of a fine scotch. "

    December 2014

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    "At $240 a pound it is not for the faint of heart, but at a 3oz pack for a special treat, won't break the bank and it is worth every cent! Thanks"

    November 2014

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    "Great !!!!"

    November 2014

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    "Cinco Jotas is by far the top of the line of Iberico Ham. Expertly sliced and a long after taste."

    June 2014

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    "Good but very expensive."

    April 2014

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    "As always the very best, it just seems to go too fast!"

    April 2013

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    "excellent, but always a little pricey. thanks"

    April 2013

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    "DELICIOUS FOOD AND BEST QUALITY"

    February 2013

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