The Sturia Prestige caviar has pearls of an extraordinary size. The pearls exceed 3mm, qualifying it as a competitor to the renowned & famous Beluga Caviar. The grains are dark & the flavor is subtle. The species of sturgeon that the Sturia Prestige Caviar comes from is the Acipenser Baerii & only 4% of caviar produced by Sturia is given the prestigious distinction of being Sturia Prestige Caviar. This Caviar pairs exquisitely with raw fish in dishes like sushi or poke. The unopened shelf life of this caviar is 6 months. After opening this caviar should be consumed in two days. Due to temperature sensitivity, we specialty ship our caviar to hold the utmost quality.