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Fresh Black Summer Truffles 4 oz

Fresh Black Summer Truffles 4 oz


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Nota bene: Once you receive your fresh truffles, enjoy them as soon as possible. These delicate tubers are best within two to three days of their arrival. And really, why wait? It's a truffle!

Truffle flavors and aromas will vary from type to type and from season to season. Black truffles are different from white truffles just as Summer truffles are different from Winter truffles.
Learn more about truffle varieties and how to care for them, as each truffle purchase is final and non-refundable.

Shipping Notice: This item will be shipped directly by Urbani. If you are ordering any items from Urbani, they will ship separately from all other items that you order. Urbani orders placed by 3 p.m. E.S.T. Monday through Thursday will be shipped express the same day with delivery the next day for a $35 flat rate. Truffles ordered after 3 p.m. Thursday will ship the following Monday. Fresh truffle purchases are final and non-refundable. The prices listed are online only.

Summer truffles (Tuber aestivum, or lo scorzone) are known for their delicate aroma, due to the shorter period of maturation compared to the prized black winter variety. Harvested from May to November, summer truffles are lighter in color, and more subtle in flavor than the more widely known winter truffles. Trained truffle hunters know to find this variety in limestone-rich terrains near oak, pine, and hazelnut trees.

Thanks to their light and delicate flavor, summer truffles are best enjoyed when combined with Urbani Unico Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Black Truffle and incorporated into sauces for pasta or shaved on top of bruschetta for a light antipasto.

Urbani Tartufi, the most esteemed truffle distributor in the world, is led by Paolo and Bruno Urbani, direct descendant brothers of the name founders. With distribution centers on multiple continents, Urbani lives up to its motto, "All over the world, the word for truffles is Urbani." Trusted with more than 70% of European fresh truffle sales, Urbani is unrivaled in the distribution of this admired tuber.

Sku 509907
Producer Urbani