West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters (M-L)

West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters (M-L)

West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters (sometimes known as Mersea Oysters or Colchester Oysters) are wild and sustainably fished from traditional oyster beds in inter-tidal waters of the River Blackwater Estuary, Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, England.

West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters are distinctive in appearance with ripple-like fluted and thick shells.

Oysters have been fished from the River Blackwater Estuary at Mersea, Colchester since Roman times.

Available: All year.

In Stock: Yes.

Sizes: Medium (80-110g approx), Large (110-140g approx).

Freshest oysters possible
West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters remain in the River Blackwater Estuary from seed until market size (takes 2 to 3 years).

Once harvested, these oysters are cleaned and purified in filtered natural seawater, packed live to order in boxes, and dispatched by the oyster farm's depuration and dispatch centre (Monday to Thursday), for next day courier delivery to our clients' addresses in mainland UK (Tuesday to Friday).

Store and consume
For the freshest and best flavour, store Pacific Oysters in the fridge and consume within 4-5 days from delivery. Oysters can be consumed raw or cooked. How to Store Oysters 

Ingredients: Oysters (molluscs).

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West Mersea Wild Pacific Oyster

 

Shells: Elongated, fluted.

 

Shell cup depth: Medium.

 

Brininess: 6/10.

 

Meat to shell ratio: 9/10.

 

Meat: Plump, firm.

 

Succession of flavour notes:

1. Fresh subtle seaweed.

2. Lettuce, cucumber.

3. Earthy.

 

Disclaimer. This taste review is our own opinion. Each oyster is unique with flavour influences by its waters, climates and seasons.

 

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Established in 1943, and family owned and operated; West Mersea oyster fishery covers an area of inter-tidal waters at the River Blackwater Estuary, near the small town of West Mersea, Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, England.

 

Oysters have been fished from the Blackwater Estuary at Mersea Island, near the town of Colchester since Roman times. It is well documented that Romans consumed vast quantities of oysters, and tonnes of oyster shells have been excavated from ancient sites in and around Colchester. The town of Colchester was the capital of Roman Britain, and remains the oldest recorded town in Britain.

 

West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters (sometimes known as Mersea Oysters or Colchester Oysters) are featured on menus at a top oyster bars, restaurants and hotels in the UK.

 

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West Mersea Wild Pacific Oysters from River Blackwater Estuary, Essex, England.

 

Maps by Simply Oysters. Circles indicate approximate locations; not to scale.

 

Google Map of 51.863195,+-1.489692


Google Map of 51.837629, 0.993910

 

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In Stock. Delivery to addresses in mainland UK (Tuesday to Friday). Choose delivery date at checkout. At the latest, order by 12 noon for next day delivery.

Prices are per Oyster. Minimum order is 12 Oysters for this Product alone; or 6 Oysters when combined with Other Products shown at the bottom of this page.

  • £0.99
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Available Options

This product has a minimum quantity of 6