Gourmet Malossol Caviar

Our Featured Gourmet Malossol Caviar
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Osetra Sturgeon Caviar, Acipenser gueldenstaedtii, has its habitat in the Russian Caspian see. Caviar characteristics: Large to medium-size pearls. Golden yellow to dark brown in color. Clear and glossy appearance. Malossol (Russian term for lightly salted). Unique clean, sweet, crisp and subtle 'nutty' flavor. read more...
The term Malossol comes from the Russian language and literally means lightly salted or little salt. Sometimes it is also spelled as Malosol and Malossal. It is not assigned to a specific caviar; it refers to preparation of caviar. The addition of very little salt ‘guarantees’ a more delicate flavor.

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