This kind of ham is a cross between 100% Duroc Jersey male and 100% Landrace x Large White female. Furthermore, the pigs have been fed 200 grams of chestnuts in the latter 3 months of their lives in Galicia (Spain).
This ham is healthier due to the higher level of unsaturated essential fatty acids (oleic and linoleic acids) and the semi-extensive way of raising the pigs.
Its tender, juicy and has slight sweet subtleties to its flavour.
The maturating period is more than 18 months.