Intense "meaty" taste, melt-in-the-mouth fat, perfect saltiness. Somewhat difficult to carve, but all in all a great shoulder.
We had lots of jamon all over Christmas and well into the new year, even though it was shoulder and not a leg.
The texture was good ( I particularly like the darker, drier pieces), the smell was appetising, the fat balance just right, imparting a wonderful taste.
I kept it in the garage, wrapped in a muslin, hanging from the rafters by the rope already attached to the hoof end, which worked well.
The knife is a useful addition and was perfectly sharp on arrival.
The jamon arrived in good time and condition, although the external packaging was slightly damaged. Set it up on the cutting board straight away. Unfortunately the top screw has snapped, but the Jamon is still secure.
This is now on the list for every Christmas and probably any other event in the year just as an excuse to get another one. I will have to sort a more sturdy cutting board, in the meantime.
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