Beluga is a caviar extracted from the Huso Huso sturgeon. A fish that can reach 8 meters (26 ft) in length and more than 1.5 tons (3300 lbs) in weight. Originally found in the Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Azov Sea, it was also present in Italy in the Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea and their tributaries before its extinction.
Its quality is the most rare and expensive, defined by large roe (more than 3 mm), oval shape and color tones of pearl to dark grey. This caviar has to be tasted strictly by itself to truly appreciate and savor its incredible quality.
The time required to harvest this prized caviar is 20 years.
Species: Acipenser huso huso
Color: from pearl to dark grey
Aromatics notes: walnut, hazelnut, butter