CURING: from 16 to 18 months.
INGREDIENTS: Pork leg of a pig born and bred in Italy, salt, flavourings (pepper and garlic), pork fat with chestnut flour.
Average nutritional values
per 100 g of product (EU Reg 1169/2011)
Energy: 1028 kJ – 242 Kcal
Fat: 13 g
of which saturates: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 0,3 g
of which sugars: 0,27 g
Fibre: 0 g
Protein: 31 g
Salt: 5,5 g
Colour: uniform red – pinkish in the lean part, streaks of milk white fat
Smell: fragrant, intense, typical of cured ham
Taste: savoury but not salty
Consistency: soft but not chewy
An outstanding gourmet ham inspired by the chestnut.
Il Castagnolo® is unique in the world because:
It is the result of artisan processing of medium-lightweight pork legs from pigs born and bred in Italy
It is salted by hand once, according to a traditional
The smearing is done manually by artisan experts with a natural mix of pork fat, chestnut flour, salt and pepper
No addition of preservatives and gluten free
The “curing” process occurs naturally as the seasons progress for more than 16 months.
During this time the product benefits from the surrounding microclimate and the healthy air from Monte Cimone