Caviar Oscietra Classic (Italy)
Species: Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii
Diameter: medium to large, 2.8mm/3.2mm (7/64” to 1/8”) Color: brown to dark brown with amber tones
Texture: velvety, firm
Character: complex and persistent
Aromatic notes: hazelnut, butter, sea urchin Shelf Life: 90days
Oscietra Classic is a caviar extracted from the Russian sturgeon, a species with origins from the Caspian Sea, Black Sea and Azov Sea. A medium-sized fish that can weigh from 20 to 60 kg (44 to 132 lbs).
This elegant roe with a diameter between 2.7 to 3.2 mm (7/64 to 1/8 inch) boasts a soft flavor with fruity notes and delicate nutty aromas. The color ranges from dark brown to beige. Considered to be one of the more notable caviars, enjoy it on its own.
The time required to harvest this caviar is approximately 9 to 11 years.