Windy Point Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

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Windy Point Oysters are a Pacific Northwest oyster from the Bow area south of Samish Bay in Washington State. The cool, clean waters of the Rosario Strait add a unique fruity characteristic to these deep cupped oysters. Windy Point oysters are rack & bag cultivated. They have beautiful multi-colored shells with flairs of lichen green, black, purple, cream, gray and gold.

 

Windy Point Oyster
LocationBow, WA south Samish Bay
SpeciesPacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster AvailabilitySeptember – July
Size3″ to 4 1/2″
Oyster CultivationTray to Beach
Oyster Flavor ProfileWindy Point Oysters have beautiful fluted, multi-colored shells, medium brininess, and firm, plump meats with a mild, sweet flavor and fruity finish.

See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters. Also, check-out our list of where to buy raw oysters.   Comments from before Site Migration

DAVID BUCHANAN    [ Jan 31, 2011 ]
I agree Alicia.  I tried them for the first time a few days ago and Windy Point Oysters are excellent.  Great flavor, medium brine, nice!

MAGICOFSPICE    [ Jan 30, 2011 ]
They are delicious I am sure…but wow, just look at those gorgeous shells…beautiful indeed 🙂

 

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