Montecristo coffee farm, is located in Santo Domingo village, La Libertad, Huehuetenango; in one of the ramifications of Los Cuchumatanes Mountains. It has an extension of 58.83 hectares, 13.25 are natural forest and the other are coffee plantation. Actually, this farm is identified as a Private Natural Reserve. It was founded in 1983, by Benjamin Heberto Villatoro Camey, in an area, practically virgin area for the coffee sector. Since its beginning tried to create a coffee producing space which were respectful from nature. At this time, he still works in the farm. He has been teaching his employees the coffee seeding and arduous work for the coffee sector since 36 years ago. Don Benjamin personally elaborates his own coffee breeding plants and plants them. From the beginnings they seed Caturra coffee. Quality controls in Montecristo go from seedtime, establishing coffee plant type, its growing and fungus sicknesses liberation. Besides, coffee is codified. Coffee produced in Montecristo is considered, by cuppers, one of the noblest coffees produced in Guatemala n plateau. It’s harvested and processed carefully and selectively by Guatemala ns, who have made of coffee seedtime a tradition. Montecristo has a traditional wet mill and drying fields. Actually is been evaluated the implementation of an eco-tourism project, around Huehuetenango coffee routes, this would include thematic, formative, sport, recreational and extreme activities. Guatemala n Coffee Website

Farm Information
  • Farm Name
    Monte Cristo
  • Farmer
    Benjamin Villatoro
  • Altitude
  • Farm Size
  • Score
  • Rank
  • Awards
    Presidential Award
Lot Information
  • Year
  • Processing System
  • Variety
  • Overall
    transparent, nice texture, buttery, mouthfeel, creamy, structured, nice balance, complete
  • Aroma / Flavor
    vanilla, banana, floral, peach, orange, perfume, spicy cantaloupe, caramel, peaches, cherry, red fruit
  • Acidity
    refined, delicate, clear, crisp, brisk, grape- like

La Libertad, Huehuetenango, Guatemala