Ring Point Oysters
Upper Damariscotta River, Great Salt Bay - Midcoast Maine
Size and Availability
3.5 inches | May through December
Crisp, mineral brine with a meaty texture and sweet finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 2.8% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Large 10 ft. tides provide strong marine influence and introduce an abundance of food
- Bottom Makeup: A thin layer of silt over marine clay
Seed is grown to 2 inches in floating bags and then planted on the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.