Great Southern WIne Dinner with Frankland Estate
Tuesday 24th September | 6.30PM
7 Dishes | 7 wines | $159PP
Spend a Spring evening venturing deep into the heart of the Frankland River wine region, with Frankland Estate wines.
We can’t wait to welcome the Great Southerns’ favourite winery, to share an entertaining evening with Frankland Estates National Sales Manager - Justin Harrison.
The wine list explores two of Australia’s favourite grapes; Riesling & Shiraz, the perfect accompaniments to a warm spring evening. We’ll conclude with a 2009 Olmo’s Reward Bordeaux blend. With only 9 bottles of this vintage left in Australia, this is a rare opportunity to try the premium vintage and an even rarer opportunity to purchase for the few that are fast enough to their order forms.
2009 Olmos Reward - All four varieties used in the blend were dry-grown on mature vines in the Isolation Ridge Vineyard at Frankland Estate. The vineyard sits on an undulating northern and eastern facing slope on ancient duplex soils of gravel and loam over a clay sub-soil. It is farmed using organic viticultural practices and this is reflected in the depth and concentration of fruit flavours. 2009 is an outstanding vintage in the Frankland River region with dry, mild conditions throughout the growing season.
The wine list has been paired with 6 dishes that hero native Australian ingredients with a unique Latin American twist.
Course 1 | 2018 Estate Rielsing
Tasmanian Salmon Tiradito, compressed melon, melon leaf, citrus oil
Course 2 | 2018 Poison Hill Riesling
Scallop Aquachile, cucumber, jalapeno, desert lime, dill oil
Course 3 | 2018 Alter Wegg Riesling
Saltbush Charred Sweet Potato, salsa macha, chickpeas, dried muntries
Course 4 | 2016 Estate Shiraz
Espresso & Wattleseed Wagyu Picanha with chilli sea salt
Course 5 | 2016 Isolation Ridge Shiraz
Seared Duck Breast, quandong pepperberry salsa
Course 6 | 2009 Olmos Rewards
Australian Ironbark Grilled Spatchcock with mole Poblano
Frankland Estate celebrate 30 years in 2018, they are 100% Certified Organic and regarded as one of Australia’s top wine producers by many of the Australian & International wine media. The recent comments by two of Australia’s most respected critics, Huon Hooke ; "Frankland Estate has emerged as one of the great vineyards of Australia." and Mike Bennie …. "One of Australia's greatest wine producers with a thirst for excellence." has cemented them as one of Australia’s top wine producers.
Located in the Great Southern region in West Australia, Frankland Estate farm all vineyards organically. In 2010 organic certification was achieved reinforcing the winery’s commitment to sustainable farming and to working the land in accordance with the cycles of nature. Organic viticulture is founded on the basis of soil health through improved microbiology, working organically in our vineyards has resulted in a lift in elegance and finesse to the wines enhancing the unique flavours and characteristics of the vineyard sites.
All wines featured during this superb dinner, will be available for purchase on the evening via our friends at Five Way Cellars.
T&C’s: If you are booking in for our Frankland Estate wine dinner, please make sure the offer is selected upon booking. The dinner is scheduled for a 6.30pm start. Please let us know if you are running late. The dinner will host a mixture of communal and individual dining tables. Diners running late or unable to attend should contact the restaurant directly on (02) 93316749. As this is a special event with a menu curated to pair with each wine, we are unable to accommodate any dietary requests.
A credit card guarantee of $159pp will be necessary to reserve your spot. Any no-shows or cancellations made with less than 5 days notice will incur a cancellation fee of up to $159pp.