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Origin: "Siberian sturgeon": a sturgeon species originating from Lake Baikal, near Irkutsk Oblast (Siberia, Russia).
Lake Baikal is regarded as the oldest and largest freshwater lake in the world, some 25 million years old and characterized by its exceptionally pure water.

Grow: aquaculture ITALY (BRESCIA-Apennines)
Color: deep brown to black
Pearl: medium size
Taste: velvety salty taste, slightly creamy fresh, hazelnut aromas (never secondary flavors) live on chalk and pebble bottom.
IMPERIAL: Fresh taste, finer briny notes, due to short maturation about 8 weeks.

Origin: "Beluga sturgeon or HUSO HUSO sturgeon", lives mainly in the Caspian Sea. This sturgeon is easily recognized by its exceptionally large size, up to 1200 kg and 7 meters long. This is the most noble of sturgeons, it can live for about 140 years.

Grow: Semi / Wild from IRAN (Caspian Sea)
Color: gray to dark gray
Pearl: big.
Taste: subtle salty taste, very creamy to butter, oily taste, subtle hazelnut aromas and often an exceptionally rich taste. Melt, in the mouth. (never secondary flavors) lives on chalk and pebble bottom.

Origin: "Russian sturgeon or Guldenstatti", lives mainly in the Caspian sea. The Guldenstaetti also called the "Diamantsteur". This sturgeon is easily recognized by its round head, its black color with a white mark.

Grow: aquaculture ITALY (BRESCIA-Apennines)
Color: dark gray to black
Pearl: medium to large
Taste: refined and deeper salty taste, creamy to butter, rich hazelnut aromas (never secondary flavors) live on chalk and pebble bottom.

The best of both worlds. This cross between the Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii and the Acipenser Baerii, two of the most acclaimed sturgeon varieties, ensures a perfect harmony of flavors. The result: a soft natural briny with a nice note to the end.

Origin
Sustainable Aquaculture in Lombardy
• Pure spring water / Cobblestone soil
• Traditionally aged

ORIGINALLY IN THE WILD

SIBERIAN STEUR
The Siberian sturgeon or Acipenser Baerii originates from Lake Baikal, near Irkutsk Oblast (Siberia, Russia). Lake Baikal is considered the oldest and largest freshwater lake in the world, about 25 million years old and known for its exceptionally clean waters.

RUSSIAN STEUR
The Russian sturgeon, also known as Acipenser gueldenstaedtii, the diamond sturgeon or the Danube sturgeon. This species originates from the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea and the Azov Sea. This medium-sized sturgeon normally weighs between 20 to 60 kg but can in some cases weigh up to 100 kg and grow up to 200 cm. This sturgeon reaches maturity at about 11 years of age, but can live up to eighty years.

Origin: Siberian sturgeon or Acipenser Baerii is native to Lake Baikal, near Irkutsk Oblast (Siberia, Russia). Lake Baikal is considered the oldest and largest freshwater lake in the world, about 25 million years old and known for its exceptionally clean waters.

Pearl: These are characterized by their beautiful shine and their gray-brown to black tones. The “Trésor” caviar is mildly salted Malossol.

Taste: This caviar is known for its delicate fresh taste and nutty finish, thanks to its perfectly balanced maturation (aged young).

This caviar comes from the Transmontanus and was prepared by our Russian caviar masters according to the oldest Russian tradition called Malossol. This delicious “Russian Tradition” caviar will satisfy even the most discerning and sophisticated taste buds. This caviar is characterized by its creamy and buttery taste. The absolute favorite in Moscow, with its perfectly balanced maturation!

ORIGIN
Sustainable Aquaculture in Lombardy and Piemonte (National Park Area):
• Pure spring water / Cobblestone soil
• Traditionally fully matured

ORIGINALLY IN THE WILD
TRANSMONTANUS

The white sturgeon or Acipenser Transmontanus is the third largest sturgeon species, after the Beluga and the Kaluga. This sturgeon can reach a maximum size of 6.1 m and weigh up to 816. The white sturgeon is a Pacific Ocean native to the North American west coast, from Alaska to Southern California. The sturgeon lives at the bottom of slow-moving rivers, bays and estuaries, including the brackish water at the mouths of major rivers. It is one of the longest living sturgeons that can live up to a hundred years old.