The Italian black autumn truffle or burgundy truffle or "uncinato" (Tuber aestivum var. uncinatum Chatin) is the autumn variety of the tuber aestivum (scorzone) with a much more pronunced flavour and intense pleasant deep forest scent.
The skin has the classic "alligator" like triangular shaped surface, with a colour varying from dark brown to deep black. Its flesh varies from hazel, to dark brown or chocolate, usually darker than summer truffles.
On the palate
Stronger in flavour than summer truffles, it's main note is the hazelnut flavour, with deep forest vegetation notes.
It can be used cooked to enhance its flavours or raw, just shaved on your dishes. Around 20 - 30gm per person.
We take care to deliver your truffles with temperature controlled shipping and in the most suitable packaging to protect this extremely precious product.
Due to the nature of the product, we will try to match your piece size preference. However, since is a wild natural product we will match smaller pieces for a total weight if we are unable to find a whole piece. If the whole size piece or combination thereof exceeds the weight will offer the bigger piece/s, if preferred, by contacting you and integrating the price based on your initial average price per gram.
*The pictures above are for reference only. Truffles vary naturally in shape, size and color.
We sell only whole raw, wild and FRESH truffles (not preserved). Delivery is on pre-order basis and subject to availability due to the nature of the product.