Famous location in the Lavaux area between Montreux and Lausanne on the northeastern shore of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in the Swiss canton Vaud
(French: Vaud). She is here next Dézaley
as Grand Cru
classified. In 1141, the Lausanne Bishop Guy de Malagny donated the Cistercian monks
Abbey Hautcrèt Palézieux lands at Dézaley, Epesses, Marsens and Montheron. The monks were commissioned to clear the vast, wild areas and plant vines. In part, the vineyards had to be carved out of the rock. After 20 years of hard work, this was accomplished. The area is completely in the municipality of Epesses area covers 15 hectares of vineyards. The south facing steep, terraced vineyards are starting about 40 to 50 meters above the lake shore in 400 to 460 meters above sea level. For the most part here the white wine variety Chasselas, as well as the varieties Pinot Noir, Gamay and Merlot are cultivated. Well-known producers are Bovard
. Les Frères Dubois
, B. Fonjallaz and E. & L. Fonjallaz.