On markets, in fishmongers and sold directly.
Arcachon Cap-Ferret oysters are the produce of an alliance of land and sea, water and minerals. They only feed on what their natural environment provides. This authenticity is demonstrated through four production terroirs, each with its own particular character.
As a result, Cap-Ferret shares its marine aromas, natural vegetation, refreshing sea breeze and all the liveliness of the ocean waves that sweep through the area. The Isle aux Oiseaux will appeal to anyone who loves earthy aromas of cep mushrooms, woodland undergrowth and distinctive mineral notes.
If you’re like balanced flavours, you’ll love Grand Banc oysters, the perfect compromise between vegetation and the sea and earthy and sweet flavours. These molluscs have a smooth texture and firm outer layer. You won’t be able to resist the rich velvety and sweet flavours of Banc d’Arguin oysters.
The lagoon in the bay of Arcachon Cap-Ferret is the perfect location to rear Crassostrea Gigas oysters. An outlet of the river in a forested area, the waters here have an exceptional quality and richness and are renewed every six hours as the ocean tides turn. Each year, the mild summer climate transforms it into a huge nursery where young oysters thrive.
The soil quality in the bay and the oyster farmers’ savoir-faire provides the oysters with an outstanding flavour.