Fresh Uncinato Black Truffle

38,00583,00 IVA inc.

whose scientific name is “Tuber Uncinatum Chatin” – is a truffle with an intense flavor and aroma with notes of hazelnut, porcini and parmesan characteristics that make it a species that lends itself well to the most varied uses, consumed both raw than cooked.

These are its main features:

  • The external part (called peridium) is warty, however, made up of less accentuated black warts than those of Scorzone.
  • The pulp (called gleba) is darker than that of Scorzone, almost chocolate-colored when the truffle is very ripe, and is crossed by very branched white veins.
  • Its shape is variable, it can be rounded but also flattened.
  • Its dimensions vary from those of a walnut to those of a tennis ball, and are basically smaller than those of the Scorzone.

Il Black Uncinato Truffle ripens from September to December and is harvested from October 1st to December 31st, and for this reason it is also commonly called “Winter Scorzone”.

Its favorite habitat is the wood:  it grows in extremely shaded areas, sheltered from the sun’s rays, which would block its maturation.

The perfect soil for its maturation must be clayey, rich in water and humus It is a truffle that develops mainly in symbiosis with broad-leaved trees. It is found in forests of Turkey oa,    It is found in forests of Turkey oak, downy oak and black hornbeam, its preferred symbiont plant.

Orders for this product are processed from Monday to Wednesday until 2 pm. Orders received after 2 pm on Wednesday will be processed the following Monday. –

– Delivery takes place within 24 hours of placing the order. The packaging of truffles is designed to preserve the freshness and integrity of the product for 48 hours, should any problems arise that would postpone the shipment beyond 24 hours.