Esca Menu


Esca Bimbadgen



Spring 2014 Menu

 
Entree 
Ranger’s Valley Wagyu beef tartare – horseradish, brioche, yolk, pickled shallot,anchovy mayonnaise 
29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen MCA Series 2013 Nebbiolo
 
Pan seared quail – black tahini, ras el hanout, pistachio granola, carrot, cumin, hummus   
GF     25
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2013 Shiraz Viognier

Hervey Bay scallops - wattleseed and apple gel, homemade crackling puff, tomato           
GF     28
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Hunter Valley Chardonnay

Snapper ceviche - Japanese mentsuyu, sesame rice crisp, avocado, sprout, caviar
GF     27
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Vermentino

Peppered kangaroo - smoked raisin gel, cauliflower, berries, Estate-grown chard  
GF     23 
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen MCA Series 2012 Merlot

Butternut mille-feuille - goats cheese, red quinoa, apple, chèvre shards, vanilla, homemade puff
V     19
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Pinot Gris
 
 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
Snapper ceviche - Japanese mentsuyu, sesame rice crisp, avocado, sprout, caviar  GF 
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Vermentino

Butternut mille-feuille - goats cheese, red quinoa, apple, chèvre shards, vanilla, homemade puff   V
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Pinot Gris

Hervey Bay scallop - wattleseed and apple gel, homemade crackling puff, tomato  GF
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Hunter Valley Chardonnay
 
Red Tasting Plate  39
Duck croquette - Bimbadgen Shiraz and red cabbage puree, poppy   
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Estate 2011 Shiraz

Emerald Valley beef strip - black garlic, porcini, asparagus, barley arancini 
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Family Collection 2011 ‘Twins’ Shiraz

Spring lamb - aubergine, tomato spelt “risotto”, olive, baby spinach, thyme
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
 
 
Main
Milly Hill Spring lamb - aubergine, tomato spelt “risotto”, olive, Estate-grown spinach
42 
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Line caught fish - Estate-grown pea and spinach velouté, herb gnocchi,lemon gel, earth fire 
38
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2009 Palmers Lane Semillon

Willy Willy Creek pork belly - corn pain perdu, peanut, tatsoi, garlic crisp, hoisin sauce 
34
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Members Collection 2012 Sur Lie Chardonnay

Assiette of duck - breast, confit, parfait, Bimbadgen Shiraz and red cabbage puree, poppy
        42         
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2011 Shiraz

Emerald Valley beef strip - black garlic, porcini, asparagus, truffle barley arancini  
44
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Family Collection 2011 ‘Twins’ Shiraz
 
Petuna Ocean trout - Malay crust, pickled Estate-grown heirloom carrot,coriander, black lentil
GF    37
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Gewurztraminer
 
Cauliflower - “steak”, puree, polonaise, yellow Thai coconut cream, almond
V     GF     29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Viognier

Marble grade 6 wagyu - truffled foie gras macaron, asparagus, porcini, barley        
78 
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2011 McDonalds Road Shiraz
 
 
Side dishes
Garden salad - cranberry, quinoa, almond                                GF              8
Sautéed garden greens - miso butter                                         GF              8
Crispy potatoes - rosemary and caramelised onion               GF              8
Warm salad - butternut, baby spinach, crumbled feta             GF              8 
 
 
Dessert 
Chocolate - coffee, hazelnut, macaroon, fondant, mousse, salted crumble 
22
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho

Strawberries and cream - vanilla, Bimbadgen Moscato, panna cotta, pistachio, nitro berries
GF    18
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Sparkling NV Moscato

White chocolate brûlée
- praline, white chocolate mousse, profiterole, vanilla
GF    17
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2010 Botrytis Semillon

Pecan nut pie - apple gel, brown butter ice-cream, cinnamon, caramel 
18
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho
 
Carrot cake - doughnut, candied walnuts, cream cheese, tonka bean, carrot crisp
16
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2010 Botrytis Semillon

Selection of hard, semi soft and soft cheeses - paired with preserves and chutneys
26
 
 
Dessert tasting plate      26
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.
 
Strawberries and cream - vanilla, Bimbadgen Moscato, panna cotta, pistachio, nitro berries 
GF 
 
White chocolate brûlée - praline, white chocolate mousse, profiterole, vanilla  GF

Carrot cake - doughnut, candied walnuts, cream cheese, tonka bean, carrot crisp
with a glass of Bimbadgen Estate 2007 Botrytis Semillon 

 

Degustation Menu also available.
 
 
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.