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 firstname.lastname@example.org