Ars Italica Oscietra Imperial

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  • Species: Russian sturgeon, Acipenser gueldenstaedtii
  • Origins of the species: Caspian Sea
  • Size of the fish: medium-sized, can weigh from 20 to 60 kg (44 to 132 lbs)
  • Roe diameter: larger than 3 mm
  • Color: light brown to beige, with a golden hue and warm amber tones
  • Texture: velvety, firm
  • Character: complex, exceptional and persistent
  • Aromatic notes: hazelnut, butter, sea urchin 

Flavor notes: a rich, nutty, creamy flavor so prized that it sets the standard in caviar. Golden Imperial is available to the US market in very limited quantities, with a seductive round umami flavors of pine nuts, fresh pecans, light aromas of hazelnuts, and a touch of seafoam brine. 

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 the best cuvée champagne or premium Franciacorta.

Time required to harvest: 9 to 11 years 

Shelf life: 90 days, unopened, from ship date

Ceremonial original tins, sizes 500 gr, 1Kg, 1.8Kg available for special order. Require one week advance notice. Email us at

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Amazing flavor

pricey comparatively but amazing quality and taste.

A Great Find!

Absolutely delicious caviar. First class buying experience.


Very good!