Lake Sturgeon Caviar – Quintessence

Lake Sturgeon Caviar – Quintessence

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Lake sturgeon caviar from lake St-Pierre in Quebec, Canada, is one of the best North American caviar from wild lake sturgeon species. Lake sturgeon caviar has an exquisite combination of earthy and nutty flavours with a creamy finish.
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Description

Lake sturgeon caviar is a rare and sought-after delicacy, known for its unique and complex flavour profile. Harvested from a sustainably sourced farmed Lake sturgeon (also known as Yellow sturgeon), this caviar has a distinct earthy taste with subtle notes of nuttiness and a delicate, buttery finish. Characterized by medium and firm eggs ranging from dark green to black in colour.

  • Intensity: Balanced
  • Texture: Medium Firm
  • Packaging: Tin / Jar
  • Colour: Dark Green to Black
  • Egg Size: Medium (2.4 and 2.8 millimetres)
  • Flavour Profile: Creamy, earthy, nutty

The caviar is carefully selected, hand-packed, and delivered fresh, ensuring the highest quality and optimal flavour. Lake sturgeon caviar is a true gourmet experience, perfect for enhancing the flavours of your favourite dishes, or for savouring on its own with a glass of champagne. Indulge in the exquisite taste of lake sturgeon caviar and elevate your culinary experience to new heights.

  • Shelf Life: 4-6 weeks refrigerated
  • Source: Wild (caught sustainably and ethically)
  • Origin: North America
  • Common Names: Lake, Yellow, Rock
  • Species: Acipenser fulvescens 

Lake Sturgeon Caviar Recommended Serving Size

  • 28g (1 oz): serves 1-2 guests
  • 50g (1.75 oz): serves 2-4 guests
  • 100g (3.5 oz): serves 4-8 guests
  • 500g (17.6 oz): serves 8-16 guests
  • 1kg (35.2 oz): serves 16-32 guests

Storing and Preserving our Lake Sturgeon Caviar

Our Lake Sturgeon caviar can typically be stored for up to six weeks in a fridge when sealed. Please store your Lake Sturgeon caviar in the fridge as soon as it is received and taken out of our packaging.

We strongly recommend consuming our Lake Sturgeon caviar in one sitting for the best tasting experience. Once opened, it can typically be kept in the fridge for up to 48 hours or at room temperature in its original packaging for up to 24 hours. Always consult the label for a precise recommended best-by date.

Where our Lake Sturgeon Caviar Comes From

Our Lake sturgeon caviar is harvested from the wild ethically and legally in Quebec, Canada. We adhere to extremely strict environmental guidelines and quotas under close supervision. We do not sell any black-market caviar. Protecting this historic and endangered species is extremely important to our mission and 10% of our profits are donated to various organizations that work to protect wild sturgeons and restore their natural habitats around the world.

How our Lake Sturgeon Caviar is Made

Our Lake sturgeon is hand-picked at peak maturity using the latest filtering and ultrasound technology. The fish roe is extracted using labour-inducing techniques and then carefully filtered, inspected, cured, and aged. Once ready, the Lake sturgeon caviar is then immediately packaged and made available online for purchase to ensure ultimate freshness, flavour profile, and texture.

About Lake Sturgeon Caviar

Lake sturgeon caviar comes from the Lake (Yellow) sturgeon species found in the wild along the East and West coasts of North America. The Lake sturgeon can grow up to 2.2 meters long (7.2 feet) and weigh over 108kg (240 lbs). Females can take over 10 years to mature and begin producing their precious roe (fish eggs).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The amount of caviar you need will depend on the amount of people that will be enjoying it. As a rule of thumb, 28 grams (1 ounce) is enough for 1 to 2 people.

Although we do not recommend doing so, you can freeze a sealed jar or tin of caviar for up to one year. The caviar will lose some of its flavor and texture as time goes on.
A sealed jar or tin of caviar should be kept in the fridge around -2 to 0 Celsius (28 to 32 Fahrenheit) to preserve its freshness, flavor, and texture.
All our caviar products are ethically sourced from sustainable farms. We do not sell wild caviar. Wild caviar is illegal in many countries.
Sturgeon caviar comes in a wide range of colors, even from within the space species. For example, Ossetra caviar naturally comes in a range of colors from Golden Brown to Dark Brown so what you receive may differ slightly from what is pictures. If the color is significantly different, for example it is black instead of golden brown, please get in touch with us.
Tin SizeServes
28g1
50g1 - 2
100g2 - 4
500g8 - 16
1kg16 - 32

Additional information

Weight 23 g
Dimensions 12 × 24 × 35 cm
Color

Brown, Beige, Dark Brown, Gold, Light Brown

Egg Size

Medium

Format

28g, 50g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg

Brand

Quintessence