Esca Menu


Esca Bimbadgen



Winter 2015 Menu

 
Entree
Soft shell crab - ceviche, orange, black bean, radish, avocado, compressed cucumber
GF          29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Viognier

Duck liver parfait
- duck ham, fresh persimmon and persimmon gel, almond butter, pickled quinoa, Bimbadgen verjuice jelly, wafer
29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Pinot Noir

Smoked, buttered line caught fish - curried rice tempura, pickled lentil, quail egg, parsley, spinach
GF          26
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2014 Pinot Gris

Baked chévre cheesecake - pepita, butternut pumpkin, candied ginger, black garlic, crisp
V            GF          21
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Gewurztraminer

Pepperwood beef tataki - tamarind nage, sweet carrot, crispy noodle, pickled eschallot, daikon
GF         26
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Rose

Smoked ham hock - pea, orange crémeux, celery, parmesan, hock consommé jelly
24
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Hunter Valley Chardonnay
 
 
 
 Tasting Plates
 
Bimbadgen’s White and Red Tasting Plates offer sample size portions of three select dishes from the menu. Please take into consideration that a tasting plate is equivalent in size to an entrée serving, with each taste including a matching wine.
 
 
White Tasting Plate  39
Soft shell crab -  orange, black bean, radish, avocado, compressed cucumber
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Viognier 
 
Baked chévre cheesecake - pepita, butternut pumpkin, candied ginger, black garlic, crisp
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Gewurztraminer
 
Smoked ham hock - pea, orange crémeux, celery, parmesan, hock consommé jelly
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Hunter Valley Chardonnay 
 
Red Tasting Plate  39
Duck croquette - Bahãrãt creme, sweet potato, grapefruit
With a tasting of Bimbadgen MCA Series 2013 Nebbiolo
 
Emerald Valley beef - chasseur, blackened eschallot, field mushroom, tomato
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Estate 2013 Shiraz Viognier
Slow cooked Milly Hill lamb - baby beet, balsamic, sunflower seed, sponge, confit garlic, estate grown rosemary
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
 
 
Main
Willy Willy Creek pork belly - XO emulsion, prawn, gai lan, homemade kimchi, crisp garlic
GF          39
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Chardonnay

Pan seared, line caught fish - caramelised cauliflower, cashew lemon crumble, verde velouté, zucchini
GF          39
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2009 Palmers Lane Semillon
 
Grimaud duck breast - Bahãrãt creme, sweet potato, grapefruit, confit duck croquette
GF          41
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen MCA Series 2013 Nebbiolo
 

Emerald Valley beef - oxtail hash, chasseur, blackened eschallot, field mushroom, tomato
GF          43
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2013 Shiraz Viognier

Slow cooked Milly Hill lamb - baby beet, balsamic, sunflower seed, sponge, confit garlic, estate grown rosemary
40
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Carrots and parsnips - aged, purée, buttered, relish, turtle bean miso cassoulet, misoyaki
V            GF          33
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Members Collection 2012 Sur Lie Chardonnay

Marble Grade 6 Wagyu - foie gras, chasseur, blackened eschallot, field mushroom, tomato
75
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2013 Hunter Valley Shiraz
 
 
Side dishes
Sautéed potatoes with truffle oil and parmesan                               GF      10
Salad of pumpkin, spinach and feta with verjuice dressing              GF      10
Creamed cauliflower with cheddar and garlic pangriata                              10
 
 
 
Dessert 
Granny Smith apple “crumble” - chai vanilla shortbread, eggnog ice-cream, cinnamon, honeycomb
18
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho

Malva pudding -
orange butternut crémeux, pepita, gingersnap, candied orange peel
20
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2011 Botrytis Semillon

Salted caramel cheesecake - toffee, burnt butter and cashew ice-cream, caviar, frosted cashews, pretzel
21
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho

“Tiramisu” - latté ice-cream, Kahlúa mascarpone, hazelnut mousse, chocolate hazelnut
20
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Tawny

Bitter chocolate tart - candied beetroot, choc thyme orange gelato, beet gel, crystallised thyme
24
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Tawny

Selection of hard, semi soft and soft cheeses - paired with homemade preserves and chutneys
26
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Tawny
 
 
Dessert tasting plate      28
Bimbadgen’s Dessert Tasting Plate offers sample size portions of three select items from the dessert menu. This plate is served with one glass of Bimbadgen Botrytis Semillon.
 
Granny Smith apple “crumble” - chai vanilla shortbread, eggnog ice-cream, cinnamon, honeycomb
 
 
Salted caramel cheesecake - toffee, burnt butter and cashew ice-cream, caviar, frosted cashews, pretzel
 
“Tiramisu” - latté ice-cream, Kahlúa mascarpone, hazelnut mousse, chocolate hazelnut
with a glass of Bimbadgen Regions 2011 Botrytis Semillon
 

 

Degustation Menu also available.
 
Vegetarian Menu also available on request.
  
Wines are suggestive only
(wines included in tasting plates)
 - all are available by the glass or bottle.

One course minimum per person
 
One bill per table - No split bills

GF - gluten free dishes
V - vegetarian dishes

Esca Bimbadgen is a non smoking restaurant.
 
Bimbadgen is open every day of the year except Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

2.5% surcharge applies on Amex credit cards.
 
$5.00 surcharge per person applies on Sundays & Public Holiday's.