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Product Image Chorizo sliced 80g 3-STAR GREAT TASTE AWARD 2019

Chorizo sliced 80g 3-STAR GREAT TASTE AWARD 2019


Chorizo is a classic ingredient in Spanish cooking.  Our Chorizo is made from free-range West Country pork and is heavily seasoned with Spanish smoked paprika (single Estate, artisan produced), Spanish purple garlic (for a truly authentic flavour), and cayenne pepper for heat.  It has been fermented and then partially air-dried before we pack the sausage to prevent further drying.  This makes it perfect for cooking (or eating as it is); the sausage still retains some moisture so it is not too dry and crumbly but the highly flavoured fat renders very quickly in cooking - perfect for a paella or pizza.

It is best described as on the 'hotter' side of medium heat. These are made by hand using natural casings so weights may vary from chorizo to chorizo.  You will receive a minimum weight of 100g

Gold with 3 Stars' - Great Taste Awards 2019


The judges said of this product;

  • What a glorious looking chorizo, deeply rich and silky, and so very tender, probably the most tender chorizo we have ever eaten, the pork and fermentation are so very well balanced and so too is the spicing
  • A soft, meaty bite with developing heat and sweet pimenton. Good acidity, the paste breaks down very well - the levels of meat, fat, spice, salt - all balanced and made very well.  The fat melts away. There is a good prickly fuzzy heat
  • Rich smoky aroma.  Good chunks of meat and fat.  Soft texture, pulls apart well.  Fabulous balance of flavours working together to give a well rounded, delicious finish.

  • There is a fine look to this chorizo and an even finer flavour.  The flavour builds with a warmth that opens up well giving one a hug rather than a slap.  The texture gives a great eat.  Well balanced and splendid

  • Deep savoury aroma, tangy, porky, almost farmyardy.  Fabulous deep red colour, enormously enticing appearance.   Tip top texture, not oily or greasy.   Huge flavour, we could eat a lot of this.  Great belt of heat which is assertive but doesn't detract from the flavours.   Thoroughly good, satisfying.


Please note: Capreolus currently ships to the UK only.

  • All our chilled products are packed in polystyrene boxes with ice packs to ensure your order arrives in good condition.  
  • Most of our products are ambient and these will be delivered in either pouches or cardboard boxes - these do not require chilling. 
Shipping is carried out either by APC or Royal Mail and will be delivered to you no later than 48 hours after despatch; this ensures your food will remain below the temperature at which our shelf life testing has been carried out.

We aim to send your order within 48-72 hours of receiving it and we will inform you when your order is received and also when we have shipped it.  To ensure your order arrives in good condition (within the 48-72 hour window) we ONLY ship orders between Monday and Thursday.  Orders placed after 12:00 on Thursday will not be shipped until the following Monday unless you opt to pay for a Guaranteed Next Day delivery.

We have a 'Collect in Person' option which has no shipping costs.  You select this option and arrange with us to collect at one of our shows.  Please always be sure to send an email to sales@capreolusfinefoods.co.uk advising which show you will be coming to and we shall bring your order with us (please see our News and Events section to see where will be over the next few months).

Since we are sending you a perishable product, you need to be available to receive the delivery.  If you cannot be at home you should consider providing a work address or that of neighbour who will be available, otherwise your package may be taken to your nearest Post Office for collection.  We cannot be held responsible for the condition of your goods if they are not refrigerated on receipt.

Delivery on all orders over £50 is free.  For anything under £50, our standard packing and delivery charge is £4.95 (UK Mainland and Northern Ireland only) or £8.50 (for Scottish Highlands, Eire and other UK non-Mainland addresses). If you require a Guaranteed Next Day delivery, an extra charge (depending on size and weight) will be made. Please send an email to sales@capreolusfinefoods.co.uk before placing an order that requires a Guaranteed Next Day delivery.

Please don't hesitate contact us if you require further information about our shipping policies and charges.