Esca Menu


Esca Bimbadgen



Autumn 2015 Menu

 
Entree
Willy Willy Creek pulled pork terrine - cucumber, mint, estate grown coriander and basil, nahm jim, pickled peanut
GF          23
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Gewurztraminer

Smoked Milly Hill lamb - homemade labneh, fattoush, pomegranate, arrabbiata, mint, paprika
29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen MCA Series 2013 Nebbiolo

Crispy squid - pea, green peppercorn, lime leaf, Thai green curry
GF          26
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2013 Semillon

Spiced quail laksa - coconut, butternut, omelette, pickled fennel, ginger
GF          27
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Members Collection 2013 P.G.V.

Corn crème brûlée - candied popcorn, goats cheese, smoked corn, pink pepper
V      GF         20
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Chardonnay

Soft shell crab - garlic, black pepper, prawn, tom yum gel, enoki, eschallot
GF          29
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Viognier
 
 
 
 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
Willy Willy Creek pulled pork terrine - cucumber, mint, coriander, basil, nahm jim, pickled peanut
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Gewurztraminer
 
Soft shell crab - garlic, black pepper, prawn, tom yum gel, enoki, eschallot
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Viognier

Corn crème brûlée - candied popcorn, goats cheese, smoked corn, pink pepper
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Signature 2012 Chardonnay
 
 
Red Tasting Plate  39
Confit duck salami - fig, pangriata, Bimbadgen Shiraz glazed beets, jus
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Pinot Noir

Emerald Valley beef - Jerusalem artichoke, sunflower, roasted garlic
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Pine-smoked kangaroo - parsnip, pine nut gremolata, rum and raisin jus
With a tasting of Bimbadgen Signature 2013 Hunter Valley Shiraz 
 
 
Main
Seared duck breast - fig, confit duck salami, Bimbadgen Shiraz glazed estate grown beets, beetroot jus
GF          41
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Pinot Noir

Emerald Valley beef - Jerusalem artichoke, sunflower, roasted garlic, sweetbreads
GF          43
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Pine-smoked kangaroo - parsnip, pine nut gremolata, rum and raisin jus
GF          38
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2013 Hunter Valley Shiraz

Roasted Eryngii mushroom - cauliflower purée, shiitake soil, roasted florets,
miso emulsion, ponzu
V      GF          33
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2013 Rosé

Pan-fried line caught fish - bisque, olive challah, basil, sunflower seeds, lemon, rouille
39
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2014 Chardonnay

Milly Hill pork eye fillet - kohlrabi, greens, savoy cabbage, bacon jam, black mustard
GF          41
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2014 Pinot Gris

Char sui short rib - lemon gel, sweet potato and orange fritter, purée, orange GF      39
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate 2013 Shiraz

Marble Grade 6 Wagyu - foie gras, Jerusalem artichoke, sunflower, roasted garlic
75
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Signature 2013 Hunter Valley Shiraz
 
 
Side dishes
Sautéed potatoes with truffle oil and parmesan                               GF      10
Warm salad of pumpkin, spinach and feta with verjuice dressing    GF        9
Creamed cauliflower with cheddar and garlic pangriata                              10
Quinoa salad with roasted seeds, buckwheat and pear                  GF         9 
 
 
Dessert 
Vanilla crème brûlée - caramel apples, pecan financier, sorrel ice-cream, buttermilk
21
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho

Spiced pumpkin pie -
cinnamon, basil, pepita candied ginger gelato, mascarpone
20
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Estate NV Fortified Verdelho

Compressed fig - frangipane brownie, candied fennel, aniseed crémeux, fig leaf gelato
21
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Regions 2011 Botrytis Semillon

Baked cheesecake - pomegranate, pineapple sage, white chocolate, chilli, coconut
GF           19
Suggested Wine Match - Bimbadgen Sparkling NV Moscato

Chocolate “smore” - butter biscuit, brownie, tart, marshmallow, peanut brittle ice-cream
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.
 
Spiced pumpkin pie - cinnamon, basil, pepita candied ginger gelato, mascarpone
Compressed fig - frangipane brownie, candied fennel, aniseed crémeux, fig leaf gelato
Baked cheesecake - pomegranate, pineapple sage, white chocolate, chilli, coconut
with a glass of Bimbadgen Regions 2011 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.