Bluff Oysters 1st Grade, Shucked OUT OF SEASON
The Bluff Oyster: has a creamy coloured meat, which is delicate and succulent, with a medium oil content.
Price is per pottle. Our Second grade Oysters have smaller and cut oysters in the pottle.
The Bluff Oyster fresh season is approximately February through to June each year.
Subject to catch, weather and availability.
Shipping Time: Tuesday to Friday
Availability: Out of stock
Buy Bluff Oysters fresh in season from approximately February through to June of each year.
Bluff Oysters, otherwise known as dredge oysters, are widely distributed around the coast, where they form dense beds in gravel or coarse sand bottoms from 25 to 50 metres deep.
Made famous by the annual Bluff Oyster & Food Festival, some say that Bluff oysters are the finest in the world. They are grown slowly in the cold clean waters of the Foveaux Strait. In season, they are dredged by Bluffs oyster fleet.
Availability: Frozen Bluff Oysters can be purchased year round while stocks last.
Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 5 days from packed on date, check date on pottle.
Fish for your health: Shellfish provides an excellent source of Omega 3, an essential fatty acid which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system.
Suggested wines: The herbal and citrus flavours and aromas of a Sauvignon Blanc pair perfectly with the tanginess of the Bluff Oyster. If you prefer a more full-bodied wine, the oaky creaminess of chardonnay matches beautifully with the sweet creaminess of Bluff oysters.
|Shipping Time||Tuesday to Friday|