Characterized by a firm, large-grain egg that is dark brown in color with a golden hue, the Oscietra Classic Caviar from Calvisius Caviar presents a rich and creamy flavor with a hint of nuttiness. Cultivated from the A. Gueldenstaedti ( Russian) sturgeon, an ancient species now flourishing due to successful conservations efforts in Italy. A mother-of-pearl spoon is all that is required to fully appreciate this exceptional sturgeon caviar. A true Malassol (low salt) caviar, Calvisius Oscietra Classic is certified sustainable caviar.
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Ars Italica Calvisius’ caviars are obtained from sturgeons raised into the clear waters of Ticino’s Park only, thus recognised as “Ticino’s Park – Production Checked”. Five different qualities of caviars are produced from these sturgeons’ delicious eggs: Classic and Royal Oscietra.
Characterized by firm, medium-grain eggs which are dark brown in color with a golden hue. The Oscietra Classic is a feminine caviar that has delicate, smooth flavors and a nuanced nuttiness with just a hint of lingering saltiness. The princess of Oscietras. A true Malassol (low salt) caviar.
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 time required to harvest this caviar is approximately 9 to 11 years. The color ranges from dark brown to beige. Considered to be one of the more notable caviars, enjoy it on its own.
Suggested pairing: Brut or elegant sparkling wines. Also great with a with a dollop of crème fraiche over a blini or small potato.
|Shelf Life||90 Days unopened, 44-48 hours opened|
|Sturgeon Species||Acipenser gueldenstaedtii|
|Diameter/ Size||medium to large, 2.8mm/3.2mm (7/64” to 1/8”)|
|Color||From dark grey to amber tones|
|Characteristics||complex and persistent|
|Aromatic Notes||hazelnut, butter, sea urchin|
|Taste||Tasty, mildly savory, full-bodied|
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