Calvisius Ars Italica Oscietra Royal Caviar - 1 oz
A real treat. This low salt italian caviar is made with farm raised sturgeon roe. Osetra or oscietra is lighter in color than traditional black caviar and has a nice olive hue. Buttery and slightly nutty.
28 grams - Larger tins available by special order
Species: Russian sturgeon, Acipenser gueldenstaedtii
Origins of the species: Caspian Sea, Black Sea and Azov Sea
Size of the fish: medium-sized, can weigh from 20 to 60 kg (44 to 132 lbs)
Roe diameter: medium to large, 2.9mm / 3.2mm
Color: brown to dark brown with warm amber tones
Texture: velvety, firm
Character: complex and persistent
Aromatic notes: hazelnut, butter, sea urchin
Flavor notes: a rich, nutty, creamy flavor so prized that it sets the standard in caviar. Oscietra Royal exhibits rich and creamy notes of pear, butter and hazelnut and a bright, refreshing finish.
All grades of our Oscietra deliver the most complex flavor profile of all caviars, with a long, delicate and distinctive finish.
Recommended combination: Serve on blinis, boiled potatoes, oat cakes or unsalted water crackers to let Oscietra’s beautiful complexity reign. Serve with cuvée champagne or premium Franciacorta.
Time required to harvest: 9 to 11 years