It is one of the longest-living sturgeons, reaching up to one hundred years of age. It weighs 800 kg (1760 lbs) and can be as long as 6m (19 ft). High in protein, this lean fish is particularly refined and so is its exquisite large roe ranging from.
The taste of this caviar is perfectly balanced with round notes combining delicate nuances of the sea with light buttery flavors of pastry. This caviar attracts the most discerning palates from any age or culture.
To truly appreciate its nature, enjoy it simply by itself or as part of an exciting tasting with other styles of caviar. Best when paired with a Brut (dry) or silky sparkling wine.
The time required to harvest this caviar is approximately 14 to 15 years.
Shelf Life: 90days
Species: Acipenser trasmontanus
Diameter: large, 3.0mm/3.2 mm (1/8 – 7/64 inch)
Color: dark grey, ebony, amber tones
Texture: compact and light enhanced by its large roe
Character: balanced and elegant