It is sweet tasting with a bit of saltiness.
It is made from Iberian pigs.
Hams with a red band are from “bellota” pigs that were allowed to forage for acorns; hams with a yellow band are from “de recebo” pigs that were fed grain.
The sale weight of a whole ham will be a minimum 9 pounds (4 kg.)
A well-known brand is “Joselito.”
The ham received its Spanish “Denominación de Origen” (“Denomination of Origin”) in 1986.