Species: Pacific White sturgeon,Acipenser transmontanus
Origins of the species: North American West coast, from Alaska to Southern California
Size of the fish: large, may grow to 800kg or 1760 lbs and can be as long as 6m or 19’
Roe diameter: large, 2.8mm/3.2mm
Color: dark grey to black
Texture: compact and smooth, enhanced by its large roe
Character: balanced and elegant
Aromatic notes: strongly fruity with nutty and buttery notes, reminiscent of the most delicate nuances of the sea.
Flavor notes: Tradition Prestige has large eggs that are silky and have elegant notes. Creamy, buttery flavors arrive first as hints of seaweed yield to a long, impressive clean finish. The taste of this caviar is perfectly balanced with round notes, combining delicate nuances of the sea with light, buttery flavors of pastry.
Recommended combination: Brut Champagne or Satèn (premium Franciacorta) bubbles. Serve on mother of pearl spoons as-is, to enjoy it in its purity. Or, harness Tradition’s buttery creaminess atop avocado or boiled potatoes to let its luxurious notes come forward.
Time required to harvest: 14 to 15 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 firstname.lastname@example.org