Cinco Jotas 100% Iberico Loin (Lomo)
Cured meat delicacy
Prized for its thin slices that melt in your mouth, Cinco Jotas brings you small portions, traditionally carved from the loin, for your enjoyment.
Tasting Notes from the Curator
Cinco Jotas Acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Loin in packets of 70 g is one of the great delicacies of Cinco Jotas. Cinco Jotas Acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Loin is a cold meat cured and handcrafted in Jabugo. It’s derived from an entire piece of meat located in the lower back of the animal. Its known to have a powerful and fragrant aroma, a faint maroon and ash colour with a defined sheen, and a lightly peppery and smoky flavour.
Perfect gastronomic pairing allows you to discover and enjoy 5J Cinco Jotas 100% Iberico Loin with all your senses. Retain that intense, long aroma with hints of acorns and thyme…and the juicy, unctuous texture that melts with an exquisite flavour which persists in your mouth. A glass of dry sherry, manzanilla sherry, cava or champagne brings out the sublime taste of this exquisite ham.
A TREASURED LOCATION
The Cinco Jotas company has been producing jamón ibérico in Jabugo since 1879. The dehesas there have been home to the famed pata negra for hundreds of years, an unparalleled setting that has provided the animals with their favorite food—and the central key to their unique flavor: the acorn.
Vacuum-sealed packs of hand-carved cured meats can last up to five months in the refrigerator (never the freezer). Once the pack is opened, they’re best enjoyed within the day.