"Paleta" 5J Cinco Jotas (Shoulder Jamon)

"Paleta" 5J Cinco Jotas (Shoulder Jamon)

100% Iberico de Bellota, Pata Negra

  • 48.23 €/kg
  • 43.40 €/kgVAT included
4.5 (516 reviews)
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Preparation, boning and slicing are additional services requested by the customer after the sale is completed. We will only provide these services if the customer specifically asks for them.

"5 Jotas" is probably the Iberian shoulder best known in Spain for its quality and is mainly responsible for the exceptional fame of Pata Negra ham.

43.40 €/kg VAT included
5J Cinco Jotas
100% purebred Iberian (pata negra)
Bellota Top quality: pig fed exclusively on acorns (more)
From 18 to 30 months.
Huelva, Spain
Shoulder (front leg)
Hog cuts: shoulder
Sánchez Romero Carvajal
Nutrition facts
Each 100 grams of this ham contains the following, approximately: Calories (Energy): 297 Kcal / 1236 KJ, Protein: 29,3 g, Total carbohydrate: <0,8 g, Total Fat: 19,6 g (9,74 g Saturated fat), Sodium: 2,01 g
5J shoulder cut from purebred Iberian pigs reared on the open range in Spanish woodlands on a diet of acorns during the fattening period. Processing involves cooling and cutting into a media luna ("half moon") shape, trimming off the outer fat, salting, rinsing, balancing, drying and cellar-ageing.
Shoulder cut ham from bellota-grade purebred Iberian pigs, sea salt, antioxidant E-301, acidity regulator E-331(iii) and preservative E-252. Gluten free.
Mountain-raised purebred Iberian hogs reared on the open range.
Taste note
Uniform colour with streaks of glossy marbling fat. Persistent aroma.
Outer appearance
Media luna (literally "half moon") characteristic cut, with greyish-yellow fat. Black hoof, sometimes streaked. Covered with mould that may turn black when touched.
Storing and expiry date
It depends on the format. See "Presentation".
Sales statistics
On sale since November 29, 2006.
Nº 1 in sales of 14 paletillas for purchase at IberGour.
Nº 1 in repeat purchase : 28.9% of customers have re-ordered this product.

Hams and shoulders are not packed in individual cartons. We place all the items you purchase in the smallest possible number of cartons to save on shipping costs. If you prefer having them packed in a different way, email us at info@ibergour.com indicating how many hams/shoulders you want, where you want them shipped and how you want them packed. We will calculate the additional cost of shipping according to your indications.

Preparation, boning and slicing are additional services requested by the customer after the sale is completed. We will only provide these services if the customer specifically asks for them.

We ship the whole shoulder wrapped in grease-free paper and an outside cloth wrapper, all encased in a plastic bag for maximum hygiene. When you receive it, take it out of the bag and remove all the wrapping. You can keep it hung by the string at room temperature for up to 6 months before starting it. Once cutting has started, consume it in 1-2 months.

The shoulder in its cloth casing
The shoulder in its cloth casing

We remove the rind and the bone, cutting it into as many parts as you wish, and vacuum wrap each piece separately. We leave only the edible fat (ready to slice and serve).

  • Keep it in the refrigerator.
  • Expires 6 months after delivery.
  • Once a piece is unwrapped it should be consumed within 2 weeks.
  • Bones are included for making broth and in cooking.
Vacuum boned shoulder ham, with bones
Vacuum boned shoulder ham, with bones

We slice your entire shoulder and wrap the slices in 100-gram vacuum packs, separating them with plastic strips for easier serving.

  • Keep in the refrigerator.
  • Expires 6 months after delivery.
  • Once a pack has been opened, consume it within 2-3 days.
  • Bones are included for making broth and cooking.

We can slice the shoulder by machine (+26.69 €) or with a knife (+57.19 €).

Sliced shoulder ham, with bones
Sliced shoulder ham, with bones

Label displayed on the Jamones 5J Cinco Jotas

The Cinco Jotas (5J) brand has become a synonym for top quality in Iberian pig products because of the combination of five essential requirements:

  • Genuine ham producer since 1879
  • Purebred Iberian pigs
  • Reared on the open range
  • Acorn-fed
  • Artisanal curing by the master ham processor

The brand sets strict quality control and organoleptic standards that make 5J products an exclusive in the marketplace, preferred by experts and lovers of fine gastronomy. Only the best cuts bear the Cinco Jotas brand, which is synonymous with the highest quality in Pata Negra hams.

Sánchez Romero Carvajal S.A. was founded in Huelva in 1879. It is one of the most prestigious companies in the sector and makes some of the most highly prized hams in the world. The quality of the end product is guaranteed by purebred Iberian pigs and the exceptional microclimate in the area around the Sierra de Huelva, together with extreme care in processing and preserving.

Sánchez Romero Carvajal has exported its products to all of Europe since 1996. Its quality assurance and environmental management methods meet the ISO 9001 and 14001 Standards and are SGS certified.

Average rating:
516 reviews
Veramente buonoReally good

Servizio perfetto arrivato a casa in tempi brevissimi e ottimo prodotto. Anche il porta spalla e il coltello ottimi. Penso che ripeterò l'acquisto appena finito

Perfect service arrived home in a very short time and excellent product. The shoulder holder and the knife are also excellent. I think I will repeat the purchase once finished

January 11, 2023
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Dusko Marusic
Gusto e profumo diviniDivine taste and aroma

Una vera gioia per tutti i sensi, con un gusto e un profumo impeccabili.Ripetere l'acquisto, sì, sicuramente!Quando faccio acquisti, scelgo sempre prodotti collaudati che ho già provato.

A real joy for all the senses, with an impeccable taste and aroma.Repurchase, yes, definitely!When shopping, I always choose proven products that I have already tried.

December 19, 2022
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Joachim Richter
Joachim Richter
Geschmack super, wenig Schnken extrem viel FettGreat taste, little snort, extremely much fat

Wir haben uns einen 4,5KG Bellota Vorderschinken gegönnt. Insgesamt sind wir aber nicht wirklich zufrieden. Geschmacklich war der Schinken hervorragend, keine Frage, aber: Wir hatten noch nie einen Schinken mit so viel Fett. Der Anteil lag geschätzt deutlich über 50%. Das bedeutet abzgl. des Gewichts vom Knochen, bleibt da von einem 4,5 Exemplar nur ganz wenig Schinken übrig. Seit ca. 15 Jahren leisten wir uns zur Weihnachtszeit einen Iberischen Schinken (verschiedene Qualitäten, Vorder und Hinter), aber noch nie hatten wir eine so geringe "Ausbeute" von essbarem Schinkenfleisch. Das war dann doch neben der sehr guten Qualität sehr sehr enttäuschend! Das Preis/Leistungs-Verhältnis stieg dadurch auch auf ein unakzeptabeles Niveau.
4,5 Kg PALETA" 5J CINCO JOTAS Voderschinken

We treated ourselves to a 4.5 kg Bellota ham shoulder. Overall we are not really satisfied. The taste of the ham was excellent, no question, but: we have never had a ham with so much fat. The proportion was estimated to be well over 50%. That means minus the weight of the bone, there is only very little ham left from a 4.5 specimen. For about 15 years we have been able to afford an Iberian ham (different qualities, front and back) at Christmas time, but we have never had such a low "yield" of edible ham meat. In addition to the very good quality, that was very very disappointing! As a result, the price/performance ratio rose to an unacceptable level. 4.5 kg PALETA" 5J CINCO JOTAS shoulder ham

December 19, 2022
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Milton Keynes, UK
Another fantastic Jamon for Christmas

I've lost track of the number of Jamon/Paleta I've bought from Ibergour now - I've tried buying from a shop in Madrid when I was travelling and also from another company that ships to the UK, but none of them meet the quality and reliable service I get from Ibergour. 5J is my go-to Jamon/Paleta and it always delivers a tasty balanced flavour of Jamon that you can't get from anything other than an Iberico Belotta. While you can find cheaper other Jamons, The balace of quality/price means I'm happy it's very good value and will probably buy again.
I also like to have the whole Jamon as I find some pleasure in perfecting my carving, enjoy the little bit of time needed to prepare the special ham - and the kids like to hang around for any imperfect slices for them to snaffle before my plate is ready to server.
My only challenge is that the €10 voucher I opt for when purchasing (I already had a ham stand and knife from many years ago) usually expires before I buy again the following year, so while I've been a regular customer for many years, I don't seem to get any benefit from it. At least when I could choose the Olive Oil I could get something extra, but the €10 is pretty pointless if you're a Christmas ham afficionado. If there were some other things that could be an option for repeat customers it would be nice - different piece of meat / tongs / cheese / knife sharpenere.. just something other than another jamon stand and knife or a worthless voucher...

December 15, 2022
Esher, Surrey, UK
Absolutely superb!

Just started the ham and had the first bite: it looks wonderful, it smells wonderful and it tastes wonderful. We have bought the same product from IberGour several times before and we have never been dissapointed. 5J is a top brand and the ones that IberGour sell are without exception excellent.
But I would also like to say something about their service: it matches the quality of their hams. They don't talk about customer service or customer care, they just give the best attention and care to their customers. No automatic anything, just a real person that answers your emails, reacts immediately and helps. In an individual, personal way. Mil gracias, Miguel!

December 9, 2022

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Standard Shipping9.08 €To be delivered between Wednesday, February 08 and Monday, February 13 (possibly before but we can’t guarantee it)*
Super Express shipping82.74 €To be delivered between Tuesday, February 07 and Wednesday, February 08 (possibly before but we can’t guarantee it)*

* These dates are valid if you do not request any handling. If you request any additional service (boning, slicing, etc.), add 2 working days.

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We guarantee that you will love your ham from start to end, or we will pick it up for free and give you a full refund
We guarantee that you will love your ham from start to end, or we will pick it up for free and give you a full refund
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How to slice a spanish cured shoulder

The slicing of a ham with a knife is part of the genuine, quality Iberico ham tasting experience. It is a simple process too, with the right equipment. Nevertheless, certain safety measures should be observed.

  • Use a holder designed for this purpose, to keep the shoulder firmly in place.
  • When slicing, the hand not holding the knife should always be higher than the hand holding the knife.
  • Keep your body at a safe distance from the cutting area.
  • Slice slowly, without applying too much force.

See a complete step by step guide, with images.

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