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Sliced Jamón Ibérico de Bellota by Peregrino - 3 oz

Rated 4.5 Stars

Sliced Jamón Ibérico de Bellota by Peregrino - 3 oz

Acorn-Fed, Pasture-raised Ham, Freshly Sliced Every Week - 3 oz | JM-52

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  • From acorn-fed, free-range pigs
  • True 'pata negra,' the finest ham in the world
  • Thinly sliced, all natural
  • Interleaved, easy to separate slices
  • Cured for over two years
  • Size - 3 ounces

Jamón Ibérico de Bellota is the world's finest ham. Pasture-raised, acorn-fed Ibérico pigs live a life in pastoral paradise, and these hams are cured for over two years in the mountains of Spain. We then slice the hams here at La Tienda so that you have the freshest, most flavorful slices for your home.

Serve your jamón on a warm plate with crusty bread and a fine wine. You will be able to see that it is truly 'bellota' by the way the mono-unsaturated fat glistens on each slice of ham.

Our deli-style packed jamón is easy to open, and the slices are interleaved for easy separation of the slices.

These slices of Jamón Ibérico de Bellota come from the ham, or back leg, of an acorn fed Ibérico pig. Indigenous black Ibérico pigs roam the ancient woodlands of southwestern Spain feasting on the sweet 'encina' acorns, along with grasses and other herbs. This combination of special animals, exercise, diet and two years of curing in the mountain air all combine to make this the finest ham in the world.

Careful curing is essential for a great ham. For two years the hams experience the changing seasons and lose over 40% of their weight as a profound chemical change transforms the pork into a complex concert of flavors. The resulting hams have an intense deep red color and a sweet, nutty flavor with very little saltiness compared to Serrano ham. The mono-unsaturated fats literally melt in your mouth, the true sign of a Bellota ham.

The acorn diet of these Ibérico pigs is what distinguishes it from normal Jamón Ibérico, which is also free-range and cured for two years, but does not have the same acorn flavored fat.

All-natural, nitrate free, USDA inspected.

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Customer Reviews

Average rating from 38 reviews Rated 4.5 Stars
  • Rated 5 Stars

    "An excellent example of Bellota jamon, with rich and nutty flavor."

    Jon - Newton, MA April 2022

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Flavor is just like in Spain! "

    Louise - Houston, TX December 2021

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Good enough to kill Morriña."

    Alvaro - Derwood, MD September 2021

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Fabulous!! No other word for jamon iberico de bellota. The Perigrino product is divine. Thank you La Tienda for transporting me back to Spain & having amazing jamon!"

    Carol - Concord, MA September 2021

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Very good."

    Margret - Chico , CA August 2021

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Good, but not as good as Cinco Jotas. I had both side by side. "

    Karl - Cleveland, OH May 2021

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Robert - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts June 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "This jamon makes grown men cry!"

    MICHAEL - New Orleans, LA June 2014

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Excellent!"

    JOAN - CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH May 2014

  • Rated 3 Stars

    "Saltier than other iberico bollota I've had in Spain; a bit too salty for my tastes. The texture however was excellent, giving that melts in your mouth sensation"

    richard - PALO ALTO, CA May 2013

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "Delish! Sliced a little too thick for our intended purpose (burrata salad with chiffonade of green & opal basil, balsamico condimento, EVO. Wonderful never-the-less."

    David - OAKLAND, CA May 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "The Jamon Iberico de Bellota was the highlight of the party. Melts in your mouth with a slight sweet taste. We'll order it again!"

    Matt - BOISE, ID May 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Sheila - Scottsdale, AZ April 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Wish it wasn't so good-then my grandson wouldn't continue to drive me nuts so often to order more!"

    Jacquelyn - Amelia Courthouse, VA February 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Luis - Fremont, California January 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "an amazing, although super-expensive, luxury, whether in the US or in Spain. But a little goes a long long way, and it is worth it for our guests who have never EVER tasted any ham like this before "

    Mary - Alexandria, Virginia January 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "very good,melts in your mouth."

    ptpapa - el dorado hills, California January 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    Mario - Hampton cove, Alabama January 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Fabulous as always."

    JDW - Mooresville, North Carolina January 2013

  • Rated 5 Stars

    JRosado - Smithtown, New York January 2013

  • Rated 2 Stars

    "Too salty, nothing like the one I had in Seville & Malaga. "

    Rey - Tampa, Florida January 2013

  • Rated 3 Stars

    "It's meant to have fat on it and it's sliced thin as it's not a slice of water-filled VA ham, but something with a strong taste of the acorns the pigs eat. Nevertheless, this is not a very good brand of this type of jamón. There are far better brands for this fabulous food and I don't know why our Dept. of Agriculture makes it so difficult to import Spanish meats which are clearly safe so that La Tienda could offer a wider variety."

    Jan - Nashville, Tennessee November 2012

  • Rated 3 Stars

    "Too much fat, very salty and the cut is too slim"

    KARIM - Dallas, Texas July 2012

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "The very best"

    Ben - Brooklyn, New York July 2012

  • Rated 2 Stars

    "I found the Jamon Ibérico de Bellota very tasty, but no way worth the price that was charged. "

    rob - November 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Deep, bold flavor and sumptuous texture. Very rich, a little goes a long way."

    Victor - March 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Excellent!!!! Also try some of there chorizos and Black Blood Sausages!!! Great for soups!!"

    Jason - January 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "What an incredible treat. The Jamon Iberico was a gift and the recipient said that it was even better than he remembered when he had it in Spain."

    Bill - January 2011

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "This was the best sliced jamon I have ever tasted!"

    Fred - December 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "The jamon is wonderful. Will definitley order more as this is going quickly! Only problem was the carrier must have left the carton in direct sun because the cooling pack was quite warm and the fat had melted as one would expect. Kinda messy, but we worked around that issue!"

    Hal - October 2010

  • Rated 4 Stars

    "This ham has a velvety mouth appeal to it. It is so soft and smooth in texture one might be fooled with their eyes closed that they are even eating meat. Absolutely no stringiness to the meat whatsoever. The taste was also quite good, I could discerne no smokey taste at all, nor was there any overpowering acorn flavor one might have expected. Likes and dislikes are a very personal thing. I also purchased the Sliced Lomo Iberico de Bellota (also reviewed) which I prefered over this choice. This Jamon Iberica is probably the finest tasting aged ham I have ever had, however the mouth appeal was just not my bag. A matter of personal choice only. Overall, this is a wonderful product that delivers as promised."

    Peter - September 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "But at $200.00 per pound I will do without."

    Ricardo - September 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "This is delicious -- and we can't get it anywhere else, so thank goodness for La Tienda!"

    Jamon - August 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Outstanding product"

    pacook - July 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "was told by my son who had a business in Spain for 5 years that this was his favorite, is mine now, so creamy"

    carol - May 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Simply the best!"

    PF - April 2010

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "Rrrrrrrich, full of depth and delicious. A rrrrrrare treat! "

    Ivy - October 2009

  • Rated 5 Stars

    "This is the ham with which I fell in love in Spain. It was a rich, nutty and wonderful woodsy flavor, and unlike other cured hams is not overpoweringly salty. Until you try it you cannot appreciate how truly delicious it is. There are no domestic hams that replicate this flavor as I have tried to find one with no luck. A unique culinary experience!"

    Sara - September 2009

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