Italian Fresh Burgundy Truffle (Uncinatum)

Italian Fresh  Burgundy Truffle – Uncinato

Original Name:  Tuber Uncinatum Chatin
Common Names: Burgundy Truffle; Uncinato; Scorzone Invernale;

Habitat: mostly in regions of  Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, Campania, Molise.

The Burgundy truffle has a dark rough skin with large, diamond-shaped points, and light coffee-colored flesh veined with white. Burgundy truffles have a delicate, hazelnut-like aroma;  Is very similar to summer truffle, so much so that some consider it to be a variant of Aestivum.

Season: End of September to January