Wild Narragansett Bay Oysters
Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Size and Availability
3.75 inches | Limited - September through June
Briny and robust with a mineral finish. Extremely hearty. Full of liquor, but can have a "dry" wine-like finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 2.7% to 3.1% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Many rivers and coves with varied currents
- Bottom Makeup: Rocky and sandy
Wild spat sets on rocks. Fishermen pick the oysters at low tide or divers harvest them in deeper waters. Time to market: 3 years.