To All Oysters

Compass Point Oyster

Samish Bay, WA

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea gigas
  • Origin:
    Samish Bay, WA
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 2 to 3 years
  • Average Size:
    3 inches
  • Available:
    Year-round
Flavor Profile
A nice briny oyster that finishes with a melon flavor.
Suggested Pairing:
Zinfandel
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Seed is grown in bags in the intertidal zone. The bags are naturally tumbled by the tides and wave action.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Samish Bay; medium tides, but strong currents from Puget Sound.
  • Bottom:
    Clean, sandy bottom.
the Grower