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White truffle of Alba

Tartufo bianco

The most prized and recognized truffles are certainly those found in the famous area of Piedmont, the Langhe area, a hilly county with an optimal climate for the growth of the much sought-after white truffles.
The truffle is an underground mushroom, which is therefore born under the ground, it grows in the woods and in the vicinity of water courses, the optimal harvesting period goes from September to January, the perfect time for the hunter and the faithful trained canine companion, with its infallible nose for truffles.
In fact, the truffle is found near the roots of particular trees, such as poplar, linden, oak and willow, and lives in symbiosis with the plant that nourishes it, the colour of the fungus, taste and fragrance in fact depend on which tree “hosted” the truffle.
The truffle has a very ancient history, it is also found in the most ancient writings. In the Middle Ages it had a relapse, because it was considered a demonic fruit, but from the Renaissance onward its fame grew even more. In France in the most important courts you could easily find the white Alba truffle that was considered a delicacy by all the courts of Europe.
Today the Alba White Truffle is the most renowned and the most expensive, and that is also why the sweet hills from which it is born have been proclaimed a Unesco World Heritage site.
Every year in Alba there is also the famous International White Truffle Fair of Alba, with visitors coming from all over the world to browse and taste the meat of the most famous truffles in the world.
At the Castle of Grinzane Cavour, the World White Truffle Auction of Alba, the most important truffle auction in the world, organized in collaboration with the Enoteca Regionale Piemontese Cavour, in collaboration with the Truffle Fair programming, takes place every year, with the Piedmont Region patronage and the Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe and Dogliani Consortium.

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