Description: 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.
Suggested pairing: The best Brut sparkling wines
The time required to harvest this prized caviar is 20 years.
Shelf life: 90 days
Quantity: 20 gms
ABOUT US CALVISIUS ITALY:
Over 40 years of passion and expert craftsmanship have shaped Calvisius and Ars Italica into industry leaders for both environmental methods and the production of premium-quality caviar.
The sturgeon flourish in two farms in northern Italy: Calvisano, between Milan and Venice (close to Lake Garda), and Canove, by the Ticino Natural Park, for a total of 150 acres of freshwater ponds fed by pristine, natural water, thriving in an environment that is as close as possible to their natural habitat.
All caviars are processed at the headquarters in Calvisano.
THE GOLD STANDARD IN AQUACULTURE
Calvisius was one of the first companies in the world to create a large scale sturgeon farm: to date it is, in fact, the most cutting edge farm with respect to the know-how for the production of caviar of the highest quality.
Calvisius produces the largest variety of caviars in the world and is an industry benchmark in terms of farming standards, quality and quantity of the caviar produced.
Our state-of-the-art sustainable practices include replenishing rivers worldwide with previously endangered stocks as Calvisius specializes in raising pure sturgeon breeds.