As Jean-Moïse Braitberg put so beautifully: "At the threshold of the Périgord and the Agenais between Dordogne and the vales of Entre-Deux-Mers, this is a peculiar land indeed. Striking like Tuscany, the cypresses dotting the land are exclamation points punctuating the lines traced by the rows of vines. They were planted as a constant reminder of the departed Huguenots..."