Westport Island Oysters

Harvest Locations
Westport - West of Damariscotta and Boothbay, Maine

Size and Availability
3.5 inches | Check for availability

Flavor Profile
Silky with a sweet "buttery Chardonnay finish."

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.7% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Dynamic currents and medium tides
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel bottom

Growout Method
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.