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Fresh Truffles – AlbaTartufi (Piedmont / Italy)

Fresh Truffles – AlbaTartufi (Piedmont / Italy)

Fresh Alba Truffles - The Black Summer Truffle of Piedmont also called "Tuber Aestivum Vittadini" or "Scorzone" is a truffle particularly common in Piedmont. The Black Summer Truffle of Piedmont is collected mainly in the areas of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato and is commonly called "Scorzone" because of its hard and wrinkled black-brown skin, rich in pyramidal, protruding and large warts. The pulp is of hazel color and is crossed by numerous veins of white color and has a fungal aroma with a very delicate flavor.

In Piedmont, the harvest takes place from 1 June to 31 August.

 

Fresh Alba Truffles - The White Truffle of Alba also called "Tuber Magnatum Pico" or "Precious White Truffle" is considered the most Prestigious Truffle and recognized for antonomasia in the World. The White Truffle of Alba is harvested in the Territories of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, it is not a cultivable tuber and is a natural sentinel of the Territory. The White Truffle of Alba has a velvety outer surface, ocher-green in color and the flesh has a white-yellow-greyish color with fine white veins. Its pleasantly aromatic scent makes it one of a kind.

The White Truffle of Alba it is born only in Piedmont (Italy) and the harvest takes place from September 21st to January 31st.

 

Fresh Alba Truffles - The Black Truffle Fine of Piedmont also called "Tuber Melanosporum Vittadini" is probably the most known truffle in the International Cuisine.

The Black Truffle Fine of Piedmont has a globose shape with brown-black rind and reddish-black flesh, furrowed by light and thin veins, very ramified. The Black Truffle Fine is considered the most valuable of the different variants of Black Truffle and has an exquisite taste that manifests itself more clearly after cooking.

In Piedmont, the harvest takes place from 1 December to 15 March.

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