Features: Brown-black outer skin with beige and white marbling inside, the Burgundy truffle is a more mature version of the summer truffle. Originating in Burgundy, France, they are more aromatic and flavorful than the Summer truffle.
Species: Tuber Aestivum
Origin: France, Spain
Flavor Profile: Earthy with hints of hazelnut, and less pungent than black winter or white truffles.
Spec: This variety of truffle is extremely versatile and is often cooked into pastas and rice. It can also be shaved or thinly sliced atop any dish and will not overpower its flavor.
Season: Late summer to early winter, roughly late August to late November.
Purchasing Options: Sold by pieces, weighed by the pound.