The first Spanish Jamón D.O. was established (1984).
Because my home is in Teruel (Spain), where the first Spanish Jamón D.O. was established (1984). The real advantage with me belonging to a D.O. it gives a guarantee of quality and production method. I am considered to be the King of Spanish cuisine. According to the Teruel´s Jamón D.O., the curing room, my heart, must be located at more than 800 metres above sea level. Mine it is at 1,573 metres – double the standard requirement.