Famous location in the Lavaux region on the northeastern shore of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) in the Swiss canton Vaud (Fr. Geneva). It is here next Calamine as Grand Cru classified and mapped the way to the back of the 200-franc note. In 1141 gave the Bishop Guy de Lausanne Malagny the Cistercian the abbey lands Hautcrèt Palézieux Dézaley Epesses Marsens and Montheron. The monks were ordered to clear the vast, wild land and planting vines. Some of the vines had to be hewn from the rock. After 20 years of painstaking work that was completed. The steep and sometimes only 1.5 meters wide terraces with up to 20 floors are supported by...You see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.