Westport Island Oysters
Size: 3.5 inches
Flavor: Silky with a sweet "buttery Chardonnay finish."
- Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Dynamic currents and medium tides
- Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel bottom
The oysters are started in an upweller and moved to bags for growout. They stay off-bottom for the entire growout, producing a pristine shell. Time to market: 3 to 4 years.
Westport - West of Damariscotta and Boothbay, Maine