Bright flesh, dreamy, saccharine.
About the Fruit
David Karp brought the true Greengage over from Europe and planted an orchard of its trees at Andy's Orchards around six years ago. Before that time, this fruit was not to be found in America! Now Andy’s has the largest Rein Claude plot in the country.
Rein Claude Greengages are the traditional French plum used for jams, tarts, and eau de vie.
Whenever Reinclaudes come into season, especially in Paris, there's an immediate frenzy, making them almost impossible to nab. Lucky for us, our kind farmer-friends at the very Andy Orchards give us the first pick of the season! The quantity we received this year was very small, so we only have a limited number of cases—and the jam itself is exquisite.
*Reine Claude Greengage plum, *cane sugar, *vanilla bean, *Sorrento lemon juice