La Fine de Claire | Marennes Oléron Oysters
First product of the sea labeled in 1989
The fine de claire is for those who prefer a less fleshy oyster. These oysters are finished for several weeks in shallow clay ponds where they acquire a superior quality shell to oysters grown in the open sea.
It is during this process that the claires of the Marennes Oléron basin impart the subtleties of regional flavours.
This oyster is particularly apprecietated by the consumer who prefers an oyster rich in water and balanced in flavour.
- Method of production Finished in claires for a minimum of 28 days (between November and March), maximum density 3 kg per square metre
Less fleshy, translucent mantle
Green or blue gills
Agreeable marine odour
Finished taste, particular to claires
Taste with a good salt balance
Short duration on the palate
- Consumer Lovers of less fleshy, more juicy oysters with a refined taste