Rank: 9

Farm Name: Kukipata – {ORG}

Farmer/Rep.: Cristobal Palomino Castro

Score: 88.68

Altitude: 2100

Country: Perú

City: La Convencion

Region: Cusco

Program: Perù 

Aroma/Flavor: Mandarin, cocoa, honey, winy, juicy, rosehip, peach, plumb, vanilla, macadamia, toffee, gum drops, sugar cane, hazelnut.

Acidity: Citric, phosphoric, orange, kiwi, refined, structured, sugar sweet, rich, round acidity, mouthfeel.

Other: Clear, crystal, consistent, balanced, milky sweet.

Processing system: Washed

Variety : Typica, Bourbón

Certifications: Organic

Farm Story:

01  Farm Name:  “KUQUIPATA”




Farm Story:

In 1985 the comuneros of my area discovered fruitful areas of land beneath the choquesapra snowfall. In 1990, a plot of land was requested for the sowing of coffee.

The year 1998 was founded the estate “KUQUIPATA”, Pacaybamba District of Inkawasi Province convention region Cusco. In 2005 he joined the Agraria cafetalera Valle de Incahuasi cooperative.

The farm Kuquipata is a beauty located in the foothills of the snowy Choquesapra has 1 hectare of plants installed coffee. It has been working sustainably through a technical management that supports the organization. Since then they have been trained and taught to develop good agricultural practices. In 2007 the coffee plantations with new varieties of caturra and Bourbón were renewed. In 2012 they discovered through the sensorial evaluation a good quality in cup, which motivates to continue working in quality.



Region: Cusco

Year of Harvest:09

Month of Harvest: July

Name of the Farm: KUQUIPATA

Elevation: 2100 masl

Coffee Mill Type: washed

Blooms: Single crop the first of the month of July.




Type of Soil: Stony Franco- New soils, with good formation of organic matter.


Temperature / average climate: Low 14 ° C high 28 ° C

Anual avergae  19 °C


Average rainfall: 1700 mm


Typesofshade: Temporary Shadow and Permanent Shadow


Shade density: 30 – 35 %


Crop Conditions: Plants with 6 years of age, full production, healthy, largely vigorous, minimal affection for pests and diseases.


Flora and Fauna Types Present: Tall wood trees, low trees, fruit trees, shrubs, herbaceous and creeping.


Fertilización Methods: Fertilization with organic fertilizers applied in soil at the root level.


Applications of herbicides: Non.


Environmental conservation practices: 

With organic production

  • Soil Conservation: Installation of Living Barriers, Dead Barriers, Andenes, Plantation against slope.
  • Water conservation: conservation of water eyes, reforestation, sprinkler irrigation.

Processing Type: Wet benefit.


Type of Fermentation: Natural